Category: Build

What Is A Net Zero Home and How Can It Benefit You?

While there are different ways to build an energy efficient home, one of the methods rising in popularity is called “net zero energy".

Where Do You Plan To Plug In?

The Canadian Electrical Code has a standard for the minimum number and general location of electrical outlets in new homes, however that doesn’t mean you can’t add more outlets if...

Finishing Your Fireplace

The mantel and hearth are the finishing touches that make your fireplace even more visually appealing.

Adding Unique Detail With Crown Moulding

Crown moulding provides an elegant transition between wall and ceiling. Adding texture and character to a room, crown moulding can act as a decorative border, or alter the perceived shape of...

Refine Any Room With a Coffered Ceiling

Previously found only in ornate public buildings such as libraries or elaborate character homes, coffered ceilings are now available for a much wider range of projects—restoration or new construction, and...

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From the beginning it was clear that Keith understood that we were not looking for a contractor to build us a house, instead Jennifer and I wanted a contractor to...

Alan & Jennifer

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